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An export success story based on waste will be featured when World Trade Centre  & Humber holds its latest Getting to Yellow overseas selling seminar on Tuesday (June 2).   Speakers at the free Business Week event at  will include Stuart Wells, director of Transwaste, which is the UK’s fastest growing waste and resource management company.
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Growth opportunities for the Humber region is the focus of a seminar taking place during Humber Business Week (1-5 June), which will be hosted by leading law firm Andrew Jackson.
The firm has brought together key figures from leading local businesses and organisations for its Northern Powerhouse breakfast seminar, which includes Ian Mills from the University of Hull Business School, who has been working with the core Northern cities to produce an agreement to develop a freight strategy that will directly impact on the Humber region, and a funding bid to support the proposed Hull-Liverpool infrastructure upgrade.
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World Trade Centre Official Partners, Law firm Andrew Jackson is to host a workshop offering advice and support on accessing export markets, getting the right finance and ensuring prompt payment.   Aimed at new and existing exporters in the Humber region the workshop, which takes place at the firm’s Marina Court office in Hull on 19 May, is being held in partnership with the World Trade Centre Hull and Humber,  UK Trade & Investment and UK Export Finance as part of UK Export Week (18-22 May).  
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Official World Trade Centre Partners and Law firm Andrew Jackson is delighted to announce that real estate solicitor David Dixon has been promoted to partner.
David joined Andrew Jackson as a trainee in 2001 and has been a key member of the firm's real estate team since qualifying with the firm in 2003.  He acts on a broad range of commercial property transactions for national and regional property owners and has particular expertise advising landlords and tenants on commercial leases, as well as dealing with sales and purchases of freehold properties.  
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A new healthcare product developed and manufactured in Hull by Orvec International could soon be saving lives on the roads around the UK and Europe.   WorldTrade Centre Hull & Humber Official Partners Neill & Brown Global Logistics is equipping its trucks with a unique emergency thermal blanket in collaboration with Orvecare, a division of Orvec International.
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Leading renewables businesses and industry figures are backing the Offshore Wind Connections 2015 conference and exhibition to be held on June 4 at the Spa, Bridlington.   Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) has just announced headline lead sponsorship by Able UK, and by Siemens and East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
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Henderson Insurance Brokers (HIBL) is continuing to invest in the region’s young people by recruiting a further apprentice at a time of steady expansion for the business.   Former Hessle High School pupil Ellie Ball, 17, who is working as a receptionist and trainee broker, joins two other recently appointed apprentices at the firm's Hessle office, which is one of 12 nationally.  
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Start-up businesses in the Humber region can now access loans of £1,000 to £25,000 through the Government supported Start-Up Loans scheme.   A Start-Up Loan is available to new businesses, and those which have been trading for less than two years, in Hull and East Yorkshire (including Scarborough) and north and north-east Lincolnshire.

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